ABUJA—THE Nigerian Army has appointed Brig.-Gen. Olajide Laleye as its new Director of Public Relations.
Laleye, who hails from Lagos State, was commissioned into the Nigerian Army on September 23, 1989.
He holds a B.Sc in Physics from the Nigerian Defence Academy and Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He also holds a Master’s Degree in Strategy, Defence and Disaster Management from the University of Yaounde. Until his appointment, Laleye was the Commander, 1 Division Garrison, Kaduna.
Speaking at a brief handing over ceremony, Laleye said that under his leadership, the directorate would focus attention on the achievements of the various sectors in the army.
He said the directorate would key into the vision of the Chief of Army Staff “to transform the Nigerian Army into a force better able to face contemporary challenges”.
He said that with the cooperation and collaboration of the media, there would be success at the end of the tunnel.